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RE: [Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH] install.sh: install as root withreasonable permissions

  • To: "Horms" <horms@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, "Emmanuel Ackaouy" <ack@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: "Ian Pratt" <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 17 Dec 2005 03:28:19 -0000
  • Cc: xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Delivery-date: Sat, 17 Dec 2005 03:30:28 +0000
  • List-id: Xen developer discussion <xen-devel.lists.xensource.com>
  • Thread-index: AcYCNWHa1r1wO2jRRuShs0si7hPuCQAhEi4Q
  • Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH] install.sh: install as root withreasonable permissions

> To be quite honest, I'm not entirely happy with the solution 
> myself.  I think install.sh should really manage what is 
> installed more intellegently. And allow for uninstall too. 
> However that is really more the role of a package manager, 
> this fix does seem to be reasonably clean and solve the 
> problem at hand farily unintrousively, so I think it is a 
> good choice, at least for now.

I think this patch at least helps improve install.sh. 

I would like to see a --uninstall option to install.sh added though,
preferably one that removed all traces of all possible previous xen
versions (and renamed /etc/xen as per make uninstall)


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